The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl ~ Issa Rae

Rating: 4/5 I have watched most of Issa Rae's show Insecure over the years, and love her sense of humor and insight. So when I saw she had a book, I knew I wanted to hear it on audio. I was not disappointed. This is a fun essay collection, designed to get people to think … Continue reading The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl ~ Issa Rae

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You Can’t Touch My Hair ~ Phoebe Robinson

Rating: 4/5 I've always found that comedy is one of the best ways to share one's political views, as through humor, we as humans are more open to ideas that are not ours. For this reason, I wish I was funnier. Anyway, Phoebe (I'm going to call her Phoebe because I listen to her podcast … Continue reading You Can’t Touch My Hair ~ Phoebe Robinson

How to Be Black ~ Baratunde Thurston

Date Completed: 3/29/16 Rating: 9/10 WOW. What a satire. Baratunde Thurston hit the nail on the head with this book. Comedic relief for talking about race, Thurston tackles the bigger issues at play in race politics in this book with seeming ease. He's not judgmental and expresses genuine interest in everybody getting to a place … Continue reading How to Be Black ~ Baratunde Thurston